“Midterms, President Obama, and the Performance of Politics”: A conversation between Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry and Dr. Jeffrey Alexander

The Anna Julia Cooper Project hosts a variety of seminars, lectures and events throughout the year. Our major events each year include the Anna Julia Cooper Lecture and the Conversation Series.

November 3, 2014

“Midterms, President Obama, and the Performance of Politics”: A conversation between Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry and Dr. Jeffrey Alexander

An engaging discussion between Wake Forest University Presidential Endowed Chair in Politics and International Affairs Melissa Harris-Perry and Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology Jeffrey Alexander on President Obama, the performance of politics, and the November 4 midterm elections. Followed by a Q&A. Dr. Alexander is visiting Wake Forest as the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar.

Start: November 3, 2014 11:00 am
End: November 3, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: ZSR Library - Auditorium
Address:
1834 Wake Forest Rd., Winston-Salem, NC, 27106, United States

January 22, 2015

“The Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism” – A lecture by Dr. Kevin Cokley

Dr. Kevin Cokley, Interim Director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin and WFU alum, will deliver a lecture on race, identity and academic achievement.

This lecture is presented by the Magnolia Scholars and the Annna Julia Cooper Center on Gender, Race & Politics in the South.

Start: January 22, 2015 6:30 pm
End: January 22, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Wake Forest University, Carswell Hall, Room 111: Annenberg Forum
Address:
1834 Wake Forest Road , Winston-Salem, NC, 27106, United States

March 3, 2015

Laverne Cox at Wake Forest University

Critically acclaimed actress and renowned speaker Laverne Cox will deliver a lecture at Wake Forest University on March 3. More details can be found at the Wake Forest events calendar.

Start: March 3, 2015 12:00 pm
End: March 3, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: TBD
Address:
1834 Wake Forest Drive, Winston-Salem, NC, United States
Cost: Free

April 2, 2015

4th annual Anna Julia Cooper lecture

We will announce the 2015 Anna Julia Cooper lecturer in November of 2014. Please save the date.

Start: April 2, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 2, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University
Address:
1834 Wake Forest Rd., Winston-Salem, NC, 27109, United States
Cost: Free

April 16, 2015

Gender, Health & the South Conference

Please check back soon for more information. This conference will be hosted as a partnership with the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University.

Date: April 16, 2015

August 10, 2015

Birthday of Anna Julia Cooper

Happy birthday to Anna Julia Cooper, who was born today in 1858.

Date: August 10, 2015
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